Pretty is as Pretty Does

The other day I had a conversation with my 5-year-old daughter that concerned me. Yvette is a beautiful, smart, feisty and confident young lady who never backs down from a challenge and isn’t afraid of anything or anyone! The other night as she was putting out her clothes for the next day, she informed me…

New Site I'm LOVING…Beads, Braids & Beyond

In my new natural hair journey, I am finding and loving more YouTube channels and blogs dedicated to natural hair. One of the sites that is just standing out right now is a blog called ,”Beads, Braids, & Beyond,” which actually deals a lot with childrens’ natural haircare as well. I have a vested interest…

Hats Off!

Most of us find ourselves wearing many hats, men and women alike. God knows I do. Let’s see, there’s Mrs. Branch (the wife), Mommy (self-explanatory!), Calandra Branch (the workplace budget diva!), Sis. Branch (Rev. Branch’s wife/the First Lady), and there’s even “user name/password” (my social media presence). But the most important hat that makes all the other…

Embraceable You

Good morning! NO MORE APOLOGIES for lagging in my blog posts! I’ve embraced the fact that I will only say something when I really have something to say. If that means a month or two in between, then so be it. This morning, I was feeling quite empowered – for no particular reason. I kept…